• Original Articles
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Research Reports
  • Invited Speaker/Chairman
  • Poster Presentation
  • Book Chapters
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Al-Hinai M.H., Sathe P., Al-Abri M.Z., Dobretsov S., Al-Hinai A.T. and Dutta J. 2017. Antimicrobial activity enhancement of poly (ether sulfone) membranes by in situ growth of ZnO nanorods. ACS Omega, 2: 3157-3167.
  • Jupp B., Fowler S.W., Dobretsov S., Wiele H.V.D. and Al-Ghafri A. Assessment of hydrocarbon contamination in the Sultanate of Oman with emphasis on harbours, marinas, terminals and ports. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 121: 260-273.
  • Dahms H.U. and Dobretsov S. 2017. Antifouling compounds from marine macroalgae. Marine Drugs, 15(9): 265.
  • Sathe P., Laxman K., Myint MTZ, Dobretsov S., Richter J. and Dutta J. 2017. Bioinspired nanocoatings for biofouling prevention by photocatalytic redox reactions. Nature Publishing Scientific Reports, 7: 3624.
  • Schwartz N., Dobretsove S., Rohde S. and Schupp P.J. 2017. Comparison of antifouling properties of native and invasive Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) species. European Journal of Phycology, 52:116-131.
  • Delghandi M., Al-Hinai M., Afzal H., and Al-Wahaibi M. 2017. Parentage analysis of tropical spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) by microsatellite markers. Aquaculture Research, 1-7, doi:10.1111/are.13293.
  • Al Naamani L., Dobretsov S., Dutta J. and Burgess G. 2017. Chitosan-ZnO nanocomposite coatings for the prevention of marine fouling. Chemosphere, 168: 408-417.
  • Bora T., Sathe P., Laxman K., Dobretsov S. and Dutta J. 2017. Defect engineered visible light active ZnO nanorods for photocatalytic treatment of water. Catalysis Today, 284: 11-18.
  • Al-Wahaibi M. and Claereboudt M.2017. Extraocular  vision in the sea urchin  Diadema setosum. Marine and Freshwater  Behaviour and Physiology, doi: 10.1080/10236244.2016.1265206.
  • Muthukrishnan T., Govender A., Dobretsov S., and Abed RMM. 2017. Evaluating the reliability of counting bacteria using epifluorescence microscopy. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 5(1): 4.
  • Carvalho A. P., Batista D., Coutinho R. and Dobretsov S. 2016. Extracts of seaweeds as potential inhibitors of quorum sensing and bacterial growth. Journal of Applied Phycology, doi:10.1007/s10811-016-1014-1.
  • Yang J-L, Li Y-F, Liang X, Guo X-P, Ding D-W, Zhang D, Zhou S, Bao W-Y, Bellou N, Dobretsov S. 2016. Silver nanoparticles impact biofilm communities and mussel settlement. Scientific Reports, 6:37406, doi:10.1038/srep37406.
  • Al Naamani L., Dobretsov S. and Dutta J. 2016. Chitosan-ZnO nanoparticle composite coating for active food packaging applications. Innovate Food Science and Emerging Technologies 38: 231-237.
  • Yang J-L., Li Y.F., Guo X.P., Liang X., Xu Y.F., Ding D.W., Bao W.Y. and Dobretsov S. 2016. The effect of carbon nanotubes and titanium dioxide incorporated in PDMS on biofilm community composition and subsequent mussel plantigrade settlement. Biofouling 32: 763-777.
  • Sathe P., Myint MTZ, Dobretsov S. and Dutta J. 2016. Self-decontaminating photocatalytic nanorod coatings for prevention of marine microfouling: a mesocosm study. Biofouling, 32: 383-395.
  • Delghandi M., Afzal H., Al-Hinai M., Al-Breiki R., Jerry D. and Dao H. 2016. Novel polymorphic microsatellite markers for Panulirus ornatus and their cross-species primer amplification in Panulirus homarus. Animal Biotechnology, 27(4): 310-314.
  • Delghandi M., Goddard J.S., Jerry D.R., Dao H.T., Al-Hinai M.S.N., Al-Amry W. and Al-Marzouqi A. 2016. Novel genomic microsatellite markers for genetic population and diversity studies of tropical scalloped spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) and their potential application in related Panulirus species. Genetics and Molecular Research, 15 (2): gmr.15027846.
  • Dobretsov S., Tamimi Y., Al-Kindi M. A. and Burney I. 2016. Screening for anti-cancer compounds in marine organisms in Oman. SQU Medical Journal, 16 (2): e168.
  • Sathe P., Myint MTZ, Dobretsov S. and Dutta J. 2016. Removal and regrowth inhibition of microalgae using visible light photocatalysis with ZnO nanorods: A green technology. Separation and Purification Technology, 162: 61-67.
  • Al-Kharusi S., Abed RMM and Dobretsov S. 2016. EDTA addition enhances bacterial respiration activities and hydrocarbon degradation in bioaugmented and non-bioaugmented oil-contaminated desert soils. Chemosphere, 147: 279-286.
  • Al-Kharusi S., Abed RMM and Dobretsov S. 2016. Changes in respiration activities and bacterial communities in a bioaugmented oil-polluted soil in response to the addition of acyl homoserine lactones. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Journal, 107: 165-173.
  • Goddard J.S. and Ibrahim F.S. 2015. Protein resources and aquafeed development in the Sultanate of Oman. Journal of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, 19 (1): 47-53.
  • Delghandi M., Goddard J.S., Jerry D.R., Dao H.T., Afzal H. and Al-Jardani S.S. 2015. Isolation, characterization, and multiplexing of novel microsatellite markers for the tropical scalloped spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus). Genetics and Molecular Research, 14 (4): 19066-19070.
  • Goddard J.S., Delghandi M., Dobretsov S., Al-Oufi H., Al-Habsi, S. and Burgess J.G. 2015. The First GCC Marine Biotechnology Syposium: Emerging Opportunities and Future Perspectives. Marine Biotechnology, 17:285-289.
  • Al-Abri A.S., Mahgoub O., Kadim I.T., Al-Marzooqi W., Goddard J.S. and Al-Farsi M. 2014. Processing and evaluation of nutritive value of fish silage for feeding Omani sheep. Journal of Applied Science, 42:406-413.
  • Ali A., Al-Abri E. S., Goddard J. S., and Ahmed S. I. 2013. Seasonal variability in the chemical composition of ten commonly consumed fish species from Oman. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 23(3): 805-812.
  • Al-Souti A., Al-Sabahi J., Soussi B. and Goddard JS. 2012. The effects of fish oil enriched diets on growth, feed conversion and fatty acid content of red hybrid tilapia Oreochromis sp. Food Chemistry, 133:723-727.
  • Mohd Zahir M.S., Kamaruzzaman B.Y., Akbar John B., Jalal K.C.A., Shahbudin S., Al-Barwani S.M. and Goddard J.S. 2011. Bioaccumulation of selected metals in the blood cockle (Anadara granosa) from Langkawi Island, Malaysia. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 27(3):979-984.
  • Dobretsov S., Abed R.M.M., Al-Maskari S.M.S., Al-Sabahi J.N. and Victor R. 2011. Cyanobacterial mats from hot springs produce antimicrobial compounds and quorum sensing inhibitors under natural conditions. Journal of Applied Phycology, 23:983-993.
  • Dobretsov S., Teplitski M., Bayer M., Gunasekera S., Proksch P. and Paul V.J. 2011. Inhibition of marine biofouling by bacterial quorum sensing inhibitors. Biofouling, 27:893-905.
  • Kamaruzzaman B.Y., Shuhada N.T., Akbar B., Shahbudin S., Jalal K.C.A., Ong M.C., Al-Barwani S.M. and Goddard J.S. 2011. Spatial Concentrations of Lead and Copper in Bottom Sediments of Langkawi Coastal Area, Malaysia. Research Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5(2):179-186.
  • Kamaruzzaman B.Y., Mohd Zahir M.S., Akbar John B., Jalal K.C.A., Shahbudin S., Al-Barwani S.M. and Goddard J.S. 2011. Bioaccumulation of Some Metals by Green Mussel Perna viridis (Linnaeus 1758) from Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia. International Journal of Biological Chemistry, 5(1):54-60.
  • Al-Alawi A., Al-Marhubi I., Al-Balushi M., and Soussi B. 2011. Characterization of carrageenan extracted from Hypnea bryoides in Oman. Marine Biotechnology, 13(5):893-899.
  • Kamaruzzaman B.Y., Zahir M.S., Akbar John B., Siti Waznah A., Jalal K.C.A., Shahbudin S., Al-Barwani S.M. and Goddard J.S. 2010. Determination of some heavy metal concentrations in razor clam (Solen brevis) from Tanjung Lumpur Coastal Waters, Pahang, Malaysia. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 13(24):1208-1213.
  • Kamaruzzaman B.Y., Shuhada N.T., Shahbuddin S., Jalal K.A.C., Al-Barwani S.M. and Goddard J.S. 2010. Spatial distribution of organic carbon contents of Langkawi island coastal waters, Malaysia. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 26(3):851-855.
  • Ibrahim F.S., Goddard J.S., Ambu Ali A.A. and Rana K.J. 2010. A histological study of maturity in male goldlined seabream Rhabdosargus sarba (Forskal, 1775) in the Oman Sea. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 26:892-897.
  • Amin S.M., Arshad A., Japar B., Siraj, S. and Goddard, J.S. 2009. Reproductive biology of the Sergestid shrimp, Acetes indicus, (Decapoda:Sergestidae) in the coastal waters of Malacca, Peninsular Malaysia. Zoological Studies, 48 (6):753-760.
  • Dobretsov S., Al-Mammari I. M. and Soussi B. 2009. Bioactive compounds from Omani sea cucumbers. Agricultural and Marine Sciences, 14:49-53.
  • Rahman M. S., Al-Belushi R. M., Al-Saidi G. S., Guizani N., and Soussi B. 2009. Fat oxidation in freeze-dried grouper during storage at different temperatures and moisture contents. Food Chemistry, 114 (4):1257-1264.
  • Goddard J.S., Shagaa G. and Ali A. 2008. Fisheries by-catch and processing waste meals as ingredients in tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, diets. Aquaculture Research, 39:518-525.
  • Ali A., Al-Asgah N.A., Al-Ogaily M., Goddar J.S., and Ahmed S.I. 2008. Effect of feeding different protein/energy (P/E) raios on the growth performance and body composition of Oreochromis niloticus fingerlings. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 24:31-37.
  • Omerovic E., Lindbom M., Ramunddal T., Lindgard A., Undeland I., Sandberg A.S., and Soussi B. 2008. Aqueous fish extract increases survival in the mouse model of acute cytostatic toxicity. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, 27: 81, doi:10.1186/1756-9966-27-81.
  • Sablani SS., Rahman MS., Al-Busaidi S., Guizani N., Al-Habsi N., Al-Belushi R. and Soussi B. 2007. Thermal transitions of king fish whole muscle, fat and fat-free muscle by differential scanning calorimetry. Thermochimica Acta, 462:56-63.
  • Lindgård A., Hultén LM. and Soussi B. 2007. Irradiation at 634 nm releases nitric oxide from human monocytes. Lasers in Med Sci, 22 (1):30-36.
  • Lorentzon M., Råmunddal T., Bollano E., Soussi B., Waagstein F. and Omerovic E. 2007. In vivo effects of myocardial creatine depletion on left ventricular function, morphology and energy metabolism – Consequences in acute myocardial infarction. J Cardiac Failure, 13 (3):230-237.
  • Ibrahim F., Rana K.J., Goddard J.S. and Al-Amri I.S. 2006. Morphological development of post hatch larval goldlined seabream, Rhabdosargus sarba (Forskal, 1775). Aquaculture Research, 37:1156-1164.
  • Lasaitiene D., Chen Y., Lindgard A., Soussi B. and Friberg P. 2006. Abnormalities in phospholipid composition in the developing rat kidney following neonatal enalapril treatment. Journal of Hypertension, 24:185 Suppl 6.
  • Gunnarsson G., Undeland I., Sannaveerappa T., Sandberg AS., Lindgård A., Hultén LM. and Soussi B. 2006. Inhibitory effect of known antioxidants and of press juice from herring (Clupea harengus) light muscle on the generation of free radicals in human monocytes. J Agric Food Chem, 54 (21):8212-8221.
  • Tallheden T., Nannmark U., Lorentzon M., Rakotonirainy O., Soussi B., Waagstein F., Jeppsson A., Sjögren-Jansson E., Lindahl A. and Omerovic E. 2006. In vivo MR imaging of magnetically labeled human embryonic stem cells. Life Sciences, 79 (10):999-1006.
  • Goddard J.S. and Perret J.S.M. 2005. Co-drying fish silage for use in aquafeeds. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 118:337-342.
  • McIlwan J.L., Claereboudt M.R.C., Al-Oufi H.S., Zaki S. and Goddard J.S. 2005. Spatial variation in age and growth of the kingfish (Scomberomorus commerson) in the coastal waters of the Sultanate of Oman. Fisheries Research, 73:283-298.
  • Willie K., Jain R., McLean E., Goddard J.S., Kaplan E.J. and Leven H. 2005. Flatbed scanning as a novel approach for examining lipid distribution in fish: comparison with MRI and traditional chemical methods. International Journal of Recirculating Aquaculture, 5:1-17.
  • Lukes DJ., Lundgren A., Skogsberg U., Karlsson-Parra A., Soussi B. and Olausson M. 2005. Ischemic preconditioning can overcome the effect of moderate-severe cold ischemia on concordant mouse xeno heart transplants. Transplantation Proc, 37 (8):3332-3334.
  • Lukes DJ., Skogsberg U., Nilsson A., Lundgren A., Olausson M. and Soussi B. 2005. Singlet oxygen energy illumination during moderate cold ischemia prolongs the survival of concordant hamster xeno-heart transplants. Transplantation Proc, 37 (1):518-520.
  • Bohlooly-Y M., Bollano E., Mobini R., Soussi B., Tornell J. and Omerovic E. 2005. Selective cerebral overexpression of growth hormone alters cardiac function, morphology, energy metabolism and catcholamines in transgenic mice. Growth Horm IGF Res, 15 (2):148-155.
  • Al-Wahaibi M., Gallardo W., Al-Mandhari N. and Donoso J. 2017. Larval culture of the tropical spiny lobster, Panulirus homarus, a new candidate species for aquaculture in Oman. 2nd National Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries Research, Muscat, April 2017.
  • Al-Breiki R., Delghandi M., Bruss G., Kjeldsen S., Al-Hinai M., Afzal H., Zenger K., Al-Abri M., Jerry D. and Al-Marzouqi A. 2017. Genomic-wide SNPs reveal the genetic structure of the tropical spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) from Oman. 2nd National Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries Research, Muscat, April 2017.
  • Al-Hinai M., Delghandi M., Afzal H. and Al-Wahaibi M. 2017. Parentage Analysis of tropical spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) by microsatellite markers. 2nd National Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries Research, Muscat, April 2017.
  • Richter J, Sathe P, Myint MTZ, Dobretsov S. and Dutta J. 2015. Zinc oxide coatings for prevention of biofouling. The International Conference on Fisheries, Aquaculture and Environment in the Indian Ocean, 24-26 February 2015, SQU, Muscat, p. 103.
  • Goddard J.S. and Al-Abri F. 2015. Design and testing of an aquaponics (fish/hydroponic plant) production system for use in a hot, arid climate. 2nd International Conference on Fisheries, Aquaculture and Environment in the Indian Ocean, Muscat, Oman, 24-26 February 2015.
  • Goddard J.S. and Ibrahim F.S. 2013. Protein resources and aquafeed development. Marine Biotechnology Symposium Emerging opportunities and future perspectives, Muscat, Oman, 12-13 November 2013.
  • Al-Wahaibi A., Dobretsov S., AbbasKhan A., Proksch P. and Soussi B. 2013. Antimicrobial and antifouling activities of soft coral extracts from Bandar Al-Khayran in Sultanate of Oman. Marine Biotechnology Symposium Emerging opportunities and future perspectives, Muscat, Oman, 12-13 November 2013.
  • Goddard J.S. 2013. Aquaculture biotechnology. International Symposium of Biotechnology and Conservation of Species from Arid Regions, Muscat, Oman, 10-13 February 2013.
  • Al-Barwani S., Goddard J.S., Kamaruzzaman Y., Jalal K.A., Shahbudin S. and Zahir M.S.M. 2012. Heavy metals in rock oysters Saccostrea cucullata and brown mussels Perna perna from the Arabian Sea and sea of Oman. Australasian Aquaculture, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1-4 May 2012.
  • Dobretsov S., Al-Wahaibi A., Al-Sabahi J., Claereboudt M. and Soussi B. 2012. Biotechnological potential of Oman soft corals. Coral Reefs of the Gulf Conference, Abu Dhabi, 17-19 January 2012.
  • Goddard J.S. 2011. Tilapia Farming. International Conference in Sustainable Aquaculture Development in the Sultanate of Oman: Investment Opportunities, Muscat, Oman, 10-11 December 2011.
  • Soussi B. 2011. Research and collaboration strategy of the Marine Biotechnology Centre of Excellence Oman. Invited speaker at the National Field Centre for Environmental Conservation: Strategy Workshop, Muscat, Oman, 10-12 December 2011.
  • Soussi B. 2011. Driving Economic and Human Development in Oman: Marine Biotechnology. Invited speaker at the International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Support of Cultural Diversity and Biodiversity, Muscat, Oman, 24-26 January 2011.
  • Al-Wahaibi A., AbbasKhan A., Dobretsov S., Proksch P. and Soussi B. 2010. Antimicrobial Activity of Soft Coral Extracts from Bandar Al-Khayran in Sultanate of Oman. World Environment Day: Many Species One Planet One Future, Muscat, Oman, 5 June 2010.
  • Waly M., Al-Sabahi J., Al-Balushi M. and Soussi B. 2010. Press Juices from Hamour and Kingfish exhibit Antioxidant Properties. Annual Meeting of Federation of Experimental Biology Societies, California, USA, 24-28 April 2010.
  • Sellborn A., Fink H., Lundgren A. & Berglin M. and Soussi B. 2009. Human endothelial cell attachment to dendrimer-Au nanoparticle functionalized surfaces. European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) Congress, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 7-11, 2009.
  • Sellborn A., Fink H., Lundgren A. & Berglin M. and Soussi B. 2009. Human endothelial cell attachment to dendrimer-Au nanoparticle functionalized surfaces. The 6th International Dendrimer Symposium at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, June 14-18, 2009.
  • Soussi B. 2009. Marine Biotechnology Country Focus: Oman Marine Biotech Cluster Project. Hopkins International Biotech Conference, USA, May 2009.
  • Al-Wahaibi A., AbbasKhan A., Dobtretsov S., Proksch P. and Soussi B. 2008. Antimicrobial Activity of Soft Coral Extracts from Bandar Al-Khayran in Sultanate of Oman. 1st Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Marine Natural Products (EMCMNP-I), Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 31 October – 4 November 2008.
  • Abbaskhan A., Soussi B., Ahmed S.I. and Choudhary M.I. 2008. Bioactive Marine Invertebrates from Coral Reefs of Oman. 11th International Symposium on Natural Product Chemistry, Karachi, Pakistan, 29 October – 1 November 2008.
  • Soussi B. 2008. Value-Added Raw Materials and Health: Science and Business. Proceedings Marine Biotechnology Symposium, Bio-Business Section, North Carolina, USA, 15 October 2008.
  • Goddard, J.S., Al-Souti, A., Ali, A. and Soussi, B. 2008. Dietary manipulation of fatty acid content and composition in farmed fish. The International Conference on the Economic Importance of Fisheries and their Impact on Public Health, Muscat, Oman, 8-10 March 2008.
  • Soussi B., Abbaskhan A., Ahmed S. I. and Choudhary M. I. 2008. Prospects of coral invertebrates from Arabian Peninsula of Oman: A resource for novel bioactive compounds. The International Conference on the Economic Importance of Fisheries and their Impact on Public Health, Muscat, Oman, 8-10 March 2008.
  • Soussi B., Al-Balushi M. M., Al-Hinai, F. and Joseph B. 2008. Antioxidative effect of light muscle press juice from Hamour. The International Conference on the Economic Importance of Fisheries and their Impact on Public Health, Muscat, Oman, 8-10 March 2008.
  • Soussi B. 2008. Functional Foods from Seafood. Invited speaker at The International Conference on the Economic Importance of Fisheries and their Impact on Public Health, Muscat, Oman, 8-10 March 2008.
  • Sablani S., Rahman M. S., Guizani N., Al-Busaidi S. and Soussi B. 2007. Moisture isotherm and thermal transition of kingfish muscle. International CIGR Symposium: Processing and Innovations, Naples, Italy, 24-26 September 2007.
  • Al-Habsi N., Sablani S. S., Rahman M. S., Al-Busaidi S., Al-Belushi R. and Soussi B. 2007. Thermal transitions and water sorption properties of king fish. Asian-Oceania Drying Symposium, Hong Kong, 13-15 August 2007.
  • Guizani, N., Sablani S., Rahman M., Al-Busaidi S. and Soussi B. 2007. Moisture isotherms and thermal transition of kingfish muscle. Institute of Food Technologists Conference, Chicago, 28 July – 1 August 2007.
  • Soussi B. 2007. Marine Biotechnology for Oman. 4th Annual Conference of the Indian Ocean Research Group. Marine Biodiversity and Fisheries in the Indian Ocean Region: Opportunities and Threat, Muscat, Oman, 18-20 February 2007.
  • Lasaitiene D., Chen Y., Lindgard A., Soussi B. and Friberg P. 2006. Abnormalities in phospholipid composition in the developing rat kidney following neonatal enalapril treatment. 21st Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension, Fukuoka, Japan, October 2006.
  • Soussi B. 2006. Building a cluster and a Center of Excellence in Marine Biotechnology. Invited lecture at UNESCO Workshop and Consultative Meeting on Marine Biotechnology, Muscat, 27 February 2006.
  • Soussi B. 2006. Marine Biotechnology: New business opportunities. Proceedings at 2nd Conference GCC Businessmen and Their Indian Counterparts, Muscat, March 2006.
  • Soussi B. and Lindgard A. 2006. Antioxidative effect of singlet oxygen energy photons. UNESCO Workshop and Consultative Meeting on Marine Biotechnology, Muscat, February 2006.
  • Soussi B. 2006. Marine Biotechnology for the future. UNESCO Workshop and Consultative Meeting on Marine Biotechnology, Muscat, February 2006.
  • Goddard J.S. 2011. Research on Blue tilapia, Oreochromis aureus, Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and Red hybrid tilapia, Oreochromis sp. Aquaculture Research and Development in the Sultanate of Oman, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth, Muscat, Oman.
  • Dobretsov S. 2017. Research at the Marine Science and Fisheries department and the Centre of Excellence in Marine Biotechnology. Invited speaker at the University of Concepcion, Chile, 7 August 2017.

  • Dobretsov S. 2015. Combating biofilms using zinc oxide nanorod photocatalytic coatings. Invited keynote speaker at the Meeting of the Society of European Marine Biotechnology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 30 September 2015.

  • Dobretsov S. 2015. Combating marine biofouling. Invited keynote speaker at the LEAF, EU FP7 project meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden, 29 September 2015.

  • Dobretsov S. 2015. New frontiers in Marine Biotechnology. Invited keynote speaker at the XI Biofouling, Benthic Ecology and Marine Biotechnology –BIOINC, Arraial Do Cabo, RJ, Brazil 27/07-21/07/2015, p.2.

  • Soussi B. 2013. Building a marine biotechnology research and business cluster in Oman. Invited speaker at the Marine Biotechnology Symposium Emerging opportunities and future perspectives, Muscat, Oman, 12-13 November 2013.
  • Goddard J.S. 2012. Tilapia Farming Developments and Opportunities. Invited speaker at the Workshop on Sustainable Water Use for Food Security, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, 20-21 March 2012.
  • Soussi B. 2011. Research and collaboration strategy of the Marine Biotechnology Centre of Excellence Oman. Invited speaker at the National Field Centre for Environmental Conservation: Strategy Workshop, Muscat, Oman, 10-12 December 2011.
  • Soussi B. 2010. Marine Biotechnology Park in Oman for Research & Business. UPMC, University of Paris, June 2010.
  • Soussi B. 2010. Building a Cluster in Marine Biotechnology in Oman. Invited speaker at Sustaining Agricultural and Marine Environments Seminar Series, Muscat, Oman, February 2010.
  • Soussi B. 2008. Center of Excellence in Marine Biotechnology Vision. Invited speaker at VC’s presentation. September 2008.
  • Soussi B. 2008. Concept of Marine Biotechnology Center for Oman. Invited speaker at Investor Meeting with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Paris, France, September 2008.
  • Soussi B. 2007. Marine Biotechnology for Oman. Invited seminar held at The Research Council, Muscat, Oman, 19 May 2007.
  • Soussi B. 2007. Clusters in marine biotechnology and biodiversity. Invited speaker and Chairman of session at International Conference on Biodiversity in the Indian-Ocean. Muscat, Oman, February 2007.
  • Soussi B. 2006. Antioxidants from marine raw materials and health. Invited speaker at University Day at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, 2 May 2006.
  • Soussi B. 2005. Marine raw materials and health. Invited speaker at University Day at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, 19 May 2005.

  • Dobretsov S. and Muthukrishnan T. 2017. Microbial communities on commercial antifouling coatings. Poster presented at the 2nd National Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries Research, Muscat, 3-4 April 2017.
  • Al-Fori M., Myint M.T.Z., Dobretsov S. and Dutta J. 2017. Poster presented at the 2nd National Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries Research, Muscat, 3-4 April 2017.
  • Delghandi M., Angel C., Al-Abri F., Al-Brashdi H., Al-Wahaibi M., Afzal H., Al-Hinai M., Al-Breiki R., Al-Jardani S., Al-Riyami S., Al-Alawi Y., Al-Rawahi M., Al-Belushi A., Claereboudt M., Yoon G.H. and Dobretsov S. 2017. Second GCC Marine Biotechnology Conference: Emerging opportunities and future perspectives. Poster presented at the 2nd National Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries Research, Muscat, 3-4 April 2017.
  • Dobretsov S. 2017. Prevention of biofouling by bio-inspired photocatalytic nanocoatings. Posted presented at the International Symposium on Corrosion and Fouling Two Natural Curses for a Ship’s Hull, Antwerp, Belgium, 3 April 2017.
  • Al-Abri F., Al-Abri W., Bose S. and Goddard JS. 2016. Design and testing of an aquaponic (Fish and hydroponic plant) production system for use in a hot arid environment. Poster presented at the SQU Research Center’s Open House, Muscat, 13 October 2016.
  • Al-Wahaibi M., Al-Alawi Y., Al-Bawiqi B., Al-Marzouqi A., Malzahn A., Dobretsov S., Yoon G., Delghandi M. and Goddard S. 2016. Spiny lobster culture – new research in aquaculture biotechnology in Oman. Poster presented at SQU Research Center’s Open House, Muscat, 13 October 2016.
  • Delghandi M., Goddard J.S., Al-Marzouqi A., Al-Breiki R., Afzal H., Al-Hinai M., Al-Brashdi H., Al-Jardani S., Al-Riyami S., Al-Amry W., Jerry D. and Groeneveld J. 2016. Spatial genetic structure of tropical spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) –using novel methods to support a new era of fisheries management and regulation. Poster presented at Annual Researcher Forum, Muscat, October 2016.
  • Goddard J.S., Al-Abri Fatma and Al-Abri Waleed. 2014. Design and Testing of an Aquaponic (Fish/Hydroponic Plant) Production System for Use in a Hot Arid Environment. Poster presented at The Annual Researcher Forum, Muscat, October 2014.
  • Al-Wahaibi A., AbbasKhan A., Dobtretsov S., Proksch P. and Soussi B. 2008. Antimicrobial Activity of Soft Coral Extracts from Bandar Al-Khayran in Sultanate of Oman. Poster presented at the 1st Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Marine Natural Products (EMCMNP-I), Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 31 October – 4 November 2008.

  • Dobretsov S. and Soussi B. 2011. Bioactive molecules from the sea: success, challenges and future prospectives. In: Natural Products and Active Components in Disease Prevention. M.M. Essa, A. Manickavasagan, E. Sukumar (Editors). Nova Science Publishers Inc. NY.
  • Guizani N., Essa M., Al-Kharousi Z., Singh V., Soussi B. and Guillemin GJ. 2011. Omega 3 fatty acids and its health benefits. In: Natural Products and Active Components in Disease Prevention. M.M. Essa, A. Manickavasagan, E. Sukumar (Editors). Nova Science Publishers Inc. NY.

In Arabic

  • Opening ceremony of the Second GCC Marine Biotechnology Conference. SQU Website, 1 November 2017.
  • Opening ceremony of Marine Biotechnology symposium at Sultan Qaboos University. Oman, 13 November 2013.
  • Investing in the Area of Biodiversity. Education and Sustainable Development 2011, 6 January 2011.
  • Establishment of Centre of Excellence in Marine Biotechnology and Research and Innovation Complex. Oman, 14 June 2010.
  • French Honor to Dr. Bassam Soussi. Al Masar, 30 June 2008.
  • Legion of Honour Medal to a faculty of SQU. Oman, 11 June 2008.
  • Director of CEMB receives the French Legion of Honour Medal. Al Watan, 11 June 2008.
  • Soussi receives the Legion of Honour Medal. Al Shabiba, 11 June 2008.
  • Soussi B. 2008. Functional Foods from Seafood… Profitable Commercial Opportunities from Developing Science for Human Health. Al Watan, 8 March 2008.
  • UNESCO Ambasador visit to Muscat, Al Watan, 19 March 2007.
  • UNESCO Ambassador visit to Muscat Oman, Oman, 19 March 2007.
  • A Champion From Lebanon. Al Masar, 28 February 2007.
  • International Discovery Leads to CEMB. Anwar, 25 December 2006.
  • New Discovery, Another Benefit of Fish. Al Watan, 18 December 2006.
  • For the First Time in the World, SQU Discovers New Benefits from the Fish. Oman, 18 December 2006.
  • Marine Biotechnology; New investment Opportunities. Tawasol, June 2006.
  • Activating the Activities of Office of the UNESCO Chair in Marine Biotechnology at SQU. Al Watan, 6 March 2006.
  • Aiming for Experience Exchange and Cooperation during the UNESCO Workshop & Consultative Meeting on Marine Biotechnology at SQU. Oman, 28 February 2006.
  • UNESCO Workshop & Consultative Meeting on Marine Biotechnology at SQU. Al Shabiba, 28 February 2006.
  • UNESCO Workshop & Consultative Meeting on Marine Biotechnology at SQU. Oman, 27 February 2006.
  • Prof. Soussi participated in the Arabic and European Network for research meeting. Al Masar, 11 December 2005.


In English

  • Temasek praises marine biotechnology  projects at SQU. SQU Website, 8 November 2017.
  • SQU hosts GCC marine biotechnology conference. SQU Website, 2 November 2017.
  • SQU hosts GCC marine biotechnology conference. Oman Observer, 1 November 2017.
  • SQU research on biofouling prevention featured in Nature. Oman Observer, 1 October 2017.
  • SQU team's anti-fouling fishing net makes waves. Oman Tribune, 30 September 2017.
  • SQU to host marine biotechnology experts. Oman Observer, 31 March 2017.
  • SQU to hold 2-day marine biotech forum. Oman Tribune, 26 March 2017.
  • Biotechnology, aquaculture to drive fisheries sector growth. Oman Observer, 2 February 2017.
  • Talk Highlights Role of New Technologies in Aquaculture & Fisheries. Horizon, 2 February 2017.
  • Anti-cancer potential of Omani marine organisms. Horizon, 30 September 2016.
  • Anti-cancer potential of Omani marine life unlocked. Oman Observer, 1 June 2016.
  • Anti-cancer bioactive compounds in marine organisms near Oman. Times of Oman, 31 May 2016.
  • SQU applies new biotechnologies in fisheries and aquaculture. Oman Observer, 9 November 2014.
  • Aquaponics: a promising method for growing fish and crops in Oman. Horizon. 10 March 2014
  • Aquaponics: a promising method for growing fish and crops in Oman. Oman Observer, 15 January 2014.
  • Symposium Reviews Scope of Marine Biotechnology. Horizon, 20 November 2013.
  • SQU symposium reviews scope of marine biotechnology. Oman Observer, 13 November 2013.
  • SQU to hold marine biotechnology symposium. Horizon, 10 November 2013.
  • Experts to debate developments, future of marine biotechnology. Oman Observer, 4 November 2013.
  • SQU to hold marine biotechnology symposium. Muscat Daily, 4 November 2013.
  • SQU to hold marine biotechnology symposium. Gulf news, 3 November 2013.
  • US Scientists Visit SQU Centre. Horizon, 10 October 2012.
  • International Workshop on Industrial Biotechnology. Horizon, 10 September 2012.
  • Driving Economic and Human Development in Oman. Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in support of Cultural Diversity and Biodiversity. 26 February 2011.
  • Nutritional and Medicinal Values of Seaweeds. Horizon, 10 October 2010.
  • Seaweeds in Oman. Horizon, 30 September 2010.
  • SQU Inks MoU. Horizon, 30 June 2010.
  • TRC considers setting up marine bio-technology excellence centre. Observer, 14 June 2010.
  • Soussi B. Importance of Seaweeds in Oman. Observer, 26 May 2010.
  • Changing Perceptions: The growth of Oman's research culture. Scientific American Special issue, Global Biotechnology Perspective, 11 May 2010.
  • Goddard JS. Omega-3 enhanced fish. Al Hasaad, May 2010.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids keep you healthy. Observer, 30 January 2010.
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Human Health. Horizon, 20 January 2010.
  • French Honor to Dr. Bassam Soussi. Horizon, 30 June 2008.
  • Legion of honour for academic. Khaleej Times, 20 June 2008.
  • French honour to Bassam Soussi. Oman Tribune, 17 June 2008.
  • The French connection. Hi Magazine, 6 June 2008.
  • Unesco Chair receives French Legion of Honour Medal. Oman Daily Observer, 2 June 2008.
  • Legion of Honour gesture to Omani-French Centre. Oman Daily Observer, 31 May 2008.
  • Riches from the sea. Oman Daily Observer, 9 April 2008.
  • Soussi B. Functional seafood products have become need of the hour. Oman Tribune, 8 March 2008.
  • Soussi. B. The Rise of Marine Biotechnology. Horizon, 20 March 2008.
  • Draft of Muscat Declaration presented at fisheries forum. Oman Tribune, 11 March 2008.
  • Soussi B. Functional foods from seafood. Oman Daily Observer, 17 February 2008.
  • North Carolina University professor gives lecture about future of marine technology in the Sultanate. Oman Daily Observer, 11 September 2007.
  • SQU Team Strikes Major Discoveries. Oman Daily Observer, 25 February 2007.
  • SQU Discovers New Benefits of Eating Seafood. Oman Daily Observer, 21 December 2006.
  • Oman Seeks Collaboration with India on Marine Biotech Cluster. Oman Daily Observer, 27 March 2006.
  • Marine Biotechnology Cluster on Anvil", and "Promising economic potential" said by Research Council Chief. Oman Daily Observer, 28 February 2006.
  • Oman aims to lead region in marine research. Gulf News, 27 February 2006.
  • Seminar on marine Bio-tech today. Oman Daily Observer, 27 February 2006
  • Marine biotech workshop at SQU. Oman Daily Observer, 26 February 2006.
  • 4 New Projects under HM's Fund Announced. Times of Oman, 3 May 2005.
  • Soussi B. The Future is in the Sea. Oman Daily Observer, 1 May 2005.
  • Soussi B. The Future is in the Sea. Horizon, 30 April 2005.